The AGC Group has introduced a CSR Monitoring Framework based on ISO 26000. Accordingly, the Group provides information for stakeholders via its CSR Website and other means, reporting on its targets and results in connection with the material issues specified in the Matrix of CSR Issues designated in this monitoring framework, namely “Issues for which a framework is to be developed and a commitment made to society”.
The AGC Group has examined the materiality of each issue by corresponding to Related Actions and Expectations of ISO 26000, and designated selected material issues to correspond to the ISO 26000 core subjects of Consumer Issues. The reasons for selecting these material issues are as follows.
|Issue||Related actions and expectations|
|Protecting consumers' health and safety||
In recent years, as safety consciousness of society grows, the level of consumer product safety required by society has continued to rise.
As a materials manufacturer, the AGC Group is aware that promoting solid initiatives for product safety with regard to its own products is important to its business activities.
The AGC Group builds effective management systems and promotes efforts regarding material issues based on shared Group policies.
The following charts show the AGC Group’s 2015 results, self-evaluation, and 2016 targets in connection with its material issues. For detailed information on each activity and other initiatives related to Consumer Issues, please refer to the respective Web pages (accessible via the links in the upper right).
A: Satisfactory level, in which the intended target has been achieved
B: Almost satisfactory level, in which a part of the intended target has not yet been achieved and some issues still remain
C: Unsatisfactory level, in which the intended target has not been achieved
|2015 targets||2015 major initiative results||Self-
|Improvement of risk management capabilities with regard to product safety||Improvement of risk management capabilities with regard to product safety|